GRANGER, NY – A 43-year-old Olean man was arrested on Aug. 1 in connection with the theft of cash from a store in Granger.

Police said the arrest was made after Shawn M. Howard entered the store, and the store owner recognized him and his vehicle from the theft, which had occurred on July 27.

The store owner detained Howard until state troopers arrived, police said.

Howard was transported to State Police barracks in Amity for processing and was arraigned before the Town of Granger Court, where he was remanded to the Allegany County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash bail/$10,000 bond.